ORGANISATION/COMPANYTallinn University of Technology
RESEARCH FIELDComputer science › Computer systemsMathematics › Applied mathematics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE21/06/2019 16:00 - Europe/Athens
LOCATIONEstonia › Tallinn
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE02/09/2019
We offer 4-year PhD position in Event-Based Control Strategies Based on Differential Flatness.
Supervisor: Dr. Arvo Kaldmäe
The PhD project is a part of a bigger project with the aim to develop a novel method for controlling dynamical systems by combining the flatness-based feedforward control with the ideas from event-based control approach. There are different theoretical and practical aspects that the PhD candidate can study within the project.
An event-based control strategy for differentially flat systems has already been constructed. The tasks for the PhD candidate are as follows: 1) generalize the ideas of flatness-based feedforward control to non-flat systems; 2) generalize the developed event-based control approach to non-flat systems; 3) prove the stability of the closed-loop system; 4) test and implement the control approach. Note that, depending on how difficult these tasks are to follow, one can add tasks or change them. It is important to note that the candidate should be able to do theoretical work (for example, prove theorems). Knowledge on differential flatness is not required, but is seen as an advantage as it is one of the main concepts in the project.
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELComputer science: Master Degree or equivalentMathematics: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
- Master’s degree in mathematical control theory, systems and control, applied mathematics or related fields
The applicants should fulfill the following requirements:
- Knowledge in Matlab
- excellent English language skills
- motivation to do theoretical research
The following application documents are required:
- Motivation letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Copy of the required diploma (MA) or other document providing evidence of the necessary qualification
EURAXESS offer ID: 400605
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